A recent Gallup poll of Americans showed that 56% of smokers believe they are at least occasionally discriminated against in public or employment life with 13% of them claiming that they are discriminated against daily. Smokers report the most common forms of discrimination come in the forms of bans at places such as beaches and […]
Last year the national average for filling an open position reached 29 days which was a record. Believing that recruiters are simply dragging their feet and waiting for a purple squirrel is a common assumption and true to some extent. To be fair though to recruiters and hiring managers, the number of measures that must […]
A new year brings with it hope for new opportunities so if you are looking for a job, thinking about quitting or want to remain where you are at and reach the top, you will benefit from the following articles. Five lies recruiters tell job seekers. Finding a job is more difficult if you get […]
I am unable to say this as emphatically as I once may have because new research suggests otherwise, but I still assert this is true. Two weeks ago I wrote a post about how the practice of blind interviews was misguided and basically contended that the opinions of hiring managers gained from in-person interviews were […]
The hiring process has changed over the years as old methods of hiring make way for new ones. Online job postings killed the classifieds and soon postings will succumb to social media. Video interviews will replace the phone screen. Resume screening software has replaced humans and eventually the flaws these systems carry with them will […]
Last month I read an article on the Huffington Post titled The Perils of the Automated Online Interview. The author, a Harvard student, criticized automated online video interviewing after performing poorly during the video interviews he took for three different employers. Since the student had been so burned he suggested in his article that cameras […]
The first ever research conducted to determine the validity of web-based video job interviewing will be presented on August 10th in Washington D.C. at the 2014 Annual APA convention. Titled, “Exploring the Validity of Asynchronous Web-Based Video Interviews” the session will address research sponsored by Hire-Intelligence and conducted by GCG Solutions principal Dr. Charles “Allen” […]
Hire-Intelligence, in coordination with Synchronized Resources Inc., will present “Access, Accommodations & Video Interviewing” on August 5th in Washington D.C. at the National Industry Liaison Conference.
On the surface hiring should be simple. An organization advertises a job, a group of qualified applicants apply for the job and from that pool the recruiter/hiring manager selects the best person for the position. Maybe in the old days that’s how the process worked but not so much now.
Video Interviewing usage continues to increase but still one could easily argue that we haven’t yet entered the early majority phase of adoption. Still though, all of us have at one time used video to make a hiring decision and probably didn’t even realize it. Every four years when we select the President we use video […]